Biography of Abd-el-Melek (s. VIII)

Ruler of the Arab Spain. His first term was the year 732 734. He tried to continue the war but did not succeed and, after being defeated, he was deposed and sent to Africa. Later he was appointed for the second time to die Ocba. He began the first war between the medineses and Berber in various parts of Spain (Galicia, Extremadura, etc.). Abd-el-Melek called Africa to the Syrians. These, after defeating the rebels, killed the own Abd-el-Melek, and instead put his boss Baleg.